Ehrlich’s Population Bomb

“People are realizing that we cannot forever continue to multiply and subdue the earth without losing our standard of life and the natural beauty that must be part of it. these are the years of decision- the decision of men to stay the flood of man.” Ehrlich here explains the one of the most pressing […]

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Essay on the Principle of Population

“Principles of the Population” is a book written by Thomas Malthus and it was first published in 1798. The book has 19 chapters and every chapter addresses various issues related to the aspect of population. The book was widely regarded at the most influential book on population during its era (Malthus, 1798).This was the first […]

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The Aging Population

The US will dramatically change in the next 30 years and so will its policies; there will be a new set of challenges that do not only stem from finances but also from an aging population, a declining birth rate and a growing ethnic diversity. Demographic factors Since the 1970’s, the birth rate in the […]

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Is the international ban on the trade of ivory consistent

The population of the African elephant declined considerably in the 20th century, with the species aggregate falling from 5 – 10 million to 1.3 million between the 1930s and 1980s (Barzdo, Caldwell and Martin, 1986). This lead to the upgrade of the elephant’s status from Appendix 2 (monitored trade) to Appendix 1 (trade only in […]

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How far is Population Growth a “Major Global Problem”

Population and the changes that it experiences are important in explaining and understanding many other aspects of human life. For example population levels and population density are commonly used as indicators for development with lower figures considered to denote a more developed region. According to the 2000 revision by the United Nations Population Division “world […]

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Governments attempts to control population growth are ineffective

Countries want to control population growth, because it has got a big impact on the economy and also influences the quality of healthcare, education and other helps the country provides its inhabitants. First of all, I want to underline some factors affecting the ineffectiveness of government attempts to control population growth. One way – and […]

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Population of Assam

As per 2011 census, total population of Assam was 31,169,272. The total population of the state has increased from 26,638,407 to 31,169,272 in the last ten years with a growth rate of 16.93%.[72] Of the 27 districts of Assam, eight districts registered rise in the decadal population growth rate. Interestingly, religious minority-dominated districts like Dhubri, […]

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A Case for Focussing on Mnch Efforts for the Urban Poor

A case for focussing on MNCH efforts for the urban Poor in India. Siddharth Agarwal Growing urbanization in India, as elsewhere, is rapidly increasing the urban poor population. As per the Census in 2001, 27. 8 percent of the country’s population, comprising 285. 4 million, people lived in urban areas. Projections estimate the number at […]

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Characteristics of the US population in 2025

The United States is the third most populated country in the world. This country holds about 4.5% of the world’s population. The U.S. population is currently estimated to have 308.7 million persons. This number is more than double of the population from 1950. Besides the fact of the population has doubled its size, the population […]

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People Paradox

I felt like this film was very interesting and informative. I never knew that the population in India was becoming higher than that of China. I have always thought that China was the most overpopulated country. This film explains the increase and decrease of the birth rate in several different countries. The first country that […]

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